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Dr James Bryson

Dr James Bryson

Research Associate

Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism


Dr James Bryson is a Research Associate in The Cambridge Platonists at the Origins of Enlightenment Project, based in the Cambridge Divinity Faculty. Previously Dr Bryson was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow & Lecturer in the Faculty of Religious Studies at McGill University, and he has been awarded a Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in the Martin-Grabmann-Forschungsinstitut für Mittelalterliche Theologie und Philosophie to commence in 2019.

Bryson holds a PhD and MPhil in Theology and Religious Studies from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and an MA & BA in Classics from Dalhousie and the University of King's College. While in Cambridge, Bryson was awarded a DAAD Junior Research Fellowship at the Ludwigs-Maximilian University in Munich.






Dr Bryson has supervised in the A8 and B10 papers

Key Publications

The Christian Platonism of Thomas Jackson (Leuven: Peeters, 2016).

(Ed.)The Religious Philosophy of Roger Scruton (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).




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